WATCH: IAF training aircraft crashes near Hyderabad, pilot safe

WION Web Team Delhi, India Sep 28, 2017, 08.46 AM(IST)

A training aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Keesara in the outskirts of Hyderabad Photograph:( ANI )

An Indian Air Force (IAF) training aircraft crashed in Hyderabad on Thursday, according to Air Force sources.

As reported by PTI, the aircraft was on a routine mission when the crash took place. 

The trainee pilot has escaped unhurt. 

Sources told PTI, "Today morning, at around 11.45 am, a Kiran aircraft which got airborne from the Hakimpeth Air Force station in Hyderabad for a routine training mission crashed. The pilot, a trainee flight cadet, is safe."

As per the report, a court of inquiry has been put in place to ascertain the cause of the incident.